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December 2, 2023
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Several Locations. See event description for all locations and times. 

Oregon City, OR 97045
Free at most locations
Heritage Holidays
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Heritage Holidays

Saturday, December 2, 2023

Heritage Holidays is an annual event put on by the Oregon City Heritage Coordinating Committee. Several Heritage sites will be decorated for the Holidays with added activities.

All sites are free this day with the exception of the End of the Oregon Trail. Please support these programs by leaving a suggested $5 per person, $10 per family donation when visiting. 

Thank you to Curtis Heritage Education Center for providing antique sleighs for all our heritage sites. 

For a map for all sites, visit the google map:

Bakers Cabin
FREE| 18005 S Gronlund Road | 10:00am-4:00pm 
Viewing and photo sessions for the vintage sleigh, plus open house at the Pioneer Church and Cabin Museum. Docents on hand to tour and though a free event, donations are accepted. 

End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
Regular Admission Fees | 1726 Washington Street | 9:00am-5:00pm
Bring your Christmas wish to Santa Claus waiting for you by his sleigh. The Interpretive Center will be open as usual with history talks, activities, and exhibits! For details regarding programs, projects, events, and new exhibits, please check out our website for admission fees. End of the Oregon Trail Website

Francis Ermatinger House 
FREE* |619 Sixth Street |10:00am-4:00pm
Enjoy the 1843 Ermatinger house that is decorated for the holidays. See the antique sleigh on the lawn and join us in making period decorations and other holiday crafts, and Christmas wreaths to make, and of course, holiday refreshments. 
*Can take donations by credit card if needed. 

McLoughlin House and Barclay House
FREE  | 713 Center Street | 10:00am-4:00pm
McLoughlin House will be decorated for the Holidays, costumed docents will be on-hand to share the history of the house and the family that lives in it. A variety of crafts, including penny rugs (14+), paper pattern piecing, and Christmas crackers for visitors to choose from. Refreshments available. 

Museum of the Oregon Territory
FREE | 211 Tumwater Drive | 10:30am-4:00pm
Activities: Open for tours. 

Stephen's Crawford House
FREE | 603 Sixth Street | 10:30am-4:00pm
Activities: Open for tours.  

William L. Holmes House at the Rose Farm
Donations Appreciated| 536 Holmes Lane | 12:00pm-4:00pm
Display of children's toys and refreshments will be served 

Additionally, this is also the day of DOCA's annual tree lighting, happening on Main Street. For more information, visit: 

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